Why gender matters in forest restoration

Effective forest and landscape restoration interventions need to take into account socio-political aspects and gender norms in order to ensure...

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Minor millets are adapted to a range of marginal growing conditions and are very nutritious. They require few inputs and withstand severe biotic and abiotic stresses. Credit: Bioversity International/S.Padulosi

Making local crops work for nutrition-sensitive agriculture

A new framework will guide practitioners to use a broad portfolio of crop species to bring nutrition back to the table.

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Beyond trees: Land restoration to enhance gender equality in Burkina Faso

Not all farmers are able to adopt or benefit from landscape restoration practices equally. A research initiative highlights how inclusive initiatives...

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Celebrating women in science

Join us in celebrating the International Day of Women and Girls in Science! On this occasion Bioversity International and CIAT feature some of our...

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Nepalese women applying manure in household fields to restore soil fertility. Credit: Bioversity International/M. Elias

A closer look at gender relations in forest landscape restoration

On the occasion of the International Day of Rural Women, Giulia Micheletti and Marlène Elias from Bioversity International discuss a framework on how...

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Farmers participating in a focus group in Burundi. Credit: Bioversity International/F. Iradukunda

From agronomic practices to gender norms and agency in banana disease management

On the International Day of Rural Women, our researcher François Iradukunda reflects on how a new perspective on gender has changed the way he works...

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Drying the rinds of Garcinia indica, a non-timber forest product prized in the pharmaceutical industry for its weight loss properties. Credit: Bioversity International/E. Hermanowicz

Sustainably managing non-timber products to improve livelihoods, equity and forests

New Guidelines for Equitable and Sustainable Non-timber Forest Product Management offer field-tested strategies and good practices on how to pursue...

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Women prepare lunch in East Kalimantan, Indonesia. Credit: CIFOR/Augusta

Understanding gender norms and innovation processes to foster gender-equitable opportunities in forest landscapes

Gender researchers present findings from Indonesia and Kyrgyzstan that shed light on how gender norms shape, and are influenced by, forest and...

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Roasted Bambara groundnut: an emerging income source for women in Mali

On the occasion of the International Day of Rural Women, that takes place on 15 October, our researchers give us insight into how Bambara groundnut is...

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Round two of the Gender Research Fellowship Programme takes off in Nairobi

Building on a successful first phase, the Gender Research Fellowship Programme is back for round two. This programme has been designed to strengthen...

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